A black and white photo of a young woman. Shown in color, a blue opal ring with a gold band is worn on her finger.

Opals and opal, gemstone and crystal jewellery are our life and our passion. 

Black Star Opal offers an exceptional online opal gemstone and opal jewellery shopping experience, bringing the spectacular colour and beauty of this rare and precious gemstone direct from Australia’s opal mines to customers around the globe.

We also offer unique, beautiful gemstone and crystal jewellery featuring stones including amethyst, apatite, blue topaz, chrysocolla, citrine, dendritic agate, fluorite, herkimer diamond, labradorite, larimar, malachite, moonstone, morganite, perifot, rhodochrosite, tanzanite and tourmaline, among others.

Offering only the highest quality opal, gemstone and crystal products, Black Star Opal makes owning a piece of these stunning gems easy and affordable, with all jewellery settings made of only the finest quality gold and silver.

At Black Star Opal, we pride ourselves on:


We are a family-owned business involved in the Australian opal industry since 1968. Initially specialising in mining, cutting and exporting opals internationally while based in the world-famous outback opal mining town of Lightning Ridge, we now sell opal gemstones and jewellery worldwide via our online business and at our retail store, The Opal Centre, based at The Big Banana theme park on the Coffs Coast in NSW, Australia.


As an established and reputable wholesale and retail opal and opal, gemstone and crystal jewellery business, we are directly connected to an extensive network of Australian opal miners, and leading jewellery and gemstone suppliers, and experienced and skilled jewellery craftsmen from around the world. This ensures our prices remain competitive and affordable for all budgets.


We offer a wide range of beautiful opal gemstones and opal, gemstone and crystal jewellery designs in traditional settings and modern styles, including one-off, handcrafted designs. We can also assist with designing a custom piece as a special gift or just for you.

Our collection includes ethically sourced Australian opals, opal rings, opal earrings, opal pendants and opal bracelets as well as gemstone and crystal earrings, rings and pendants. In addition to women's jewellery, we also offer men's opal rings.


If your purchase is not quite what you were after, or you’d like to exchange for another item, we’re more than happy to help.


We take care of the cost of worldwide shipping for all orders over AUD $200 and provide free insurance for all orders over AUD $1000. 


We love seeing our customers happy and satisfied, and are pleased to assist with any questions you have about opals, opal jewellery or your online purchase.


Built on the Shopify eCommerce platform, our website is certified Level 1 PCI DSS compliant. Defined by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, this standard was created to increase controls around credit card data and reduce credit card fraud.

Combined with our secure Shopify payment gateway, our customers can rest assured their purchase and transaction information is 100% safe, and protected.